Ask Dr. David Whiteman of Southern Plastic Surgery: October 2023

Answering questions about plastic surgery from my patients is a part of my job as a board-certified plastic surgeon. In fact, I pride myself on being able to provide answers to my patients that will inform, assure, and comfort them in preparation for their upcoming plastic surgery. This month, instead of focusing on one specific

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Am I a Candidate for No Vertical Scar Breast Reduction?

After decades of performing cosmetic surgery procedures for patients, I have developed and perfected some unique methods for performing some of the most consistently popular plastic surgeries. Breast reduction surgery is one such example. While breast reduction can provide incredible relief for women with overly large or heavy breasts, I have spoken to many women

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How I Comfort Patients During Pre-Surgery Consultations

Performing cosmetic procedures and helping patients improve their self-esteem by improving their appearance is only part of my job as a board-certified plastic surgeon. In the past, I have discussed pre-surgery consultation appointments and how I use this time to educate patients and address any specific questions or concerns they may have about their upcoming

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Is It Safe To Undergo Breast Reduction Surgery?

Every patient that I work with obviously wants the very best from their cosmetic surgery procedure. And although this typically refers to outstanding and long-lasting aesthetic results, safety is an even higher priority for me. While it’s true that cosmetic surgery procedures like breast reduction surgery are very safe as long as the patient is

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